2018-2019 Fellows


by Jamie Givens As my time in India comes to an end, I have realized the best way to measure how much my host family loves me is by how much food they try to (and most times, successfully) pile on my plate.  Before we were placed with our host […]

A New Scale of Love





by Arlyss Herzig My family warned me time and time again. Sophia, my nine-year-old host sister, is quite the Carnavalera—meaning she loves to play Carnaval. I knew this entailed getting each other soaked and spraying foam, but boy was I not prepared. This year on the Sunday of Carnaval, it […]

A Whole Bucket of Fun


By Kamil Krukowski When I first decided to pursue Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, I had no idea what I was frankly getting myself into. I found several local dojos addresses posted online, and set out on foot to visit each of them. Their lack of websites and methods of contact served […]

Engagement


By Laura Harvey Everyday, on my bus ride to my apprenticeship, we pass over a viewpoint on the top of a hill. It overlooks the lagoa and the see beyond. Everyday, I make sure to look up. In taking a gap year, I made the decision to learn by looking […]

Between the Lines